Charles Bukowski wrote the screenplay for one our favourite films Barfly with Faye Dunaway, which if you haven't seen we advice you to follow the link below on a rainy day.
This is a fictionalised version of it finding its way to the big screen.
“’It’s about a drunk. He just sits on a barstool night and day.’
‘Do you think the people would care about such a man?’
‘Listen, Jon, if I worried about what the people cared about I’d never write anything.’”